Love Me Yet?

Are you going to love me right away or is it going to take a while? Last year, in the midst of a whirlwind year living in the Midwest, my roommate read a one-page passage to me from a book she was reading. I’m going to paraphrase, since I don’t remember the exact words sheContinue reading “Love Me Yet?”

Hospitality (Part 2)

Reflection on Hospitality from Fall Retreat- The struggle of hospitality is letting one’s guard down. How vulnerable we have to be, to make ourselves, in order to be able to experience the joys of hospitality. A think this is where many human beings numb themselves, and don’t allow their hearts to open up to others.Continue reading “Hospitality (Part 2)”

Hospitality (Part 1)

Reflection Notes on Hospitality from Fall Retreat- “Hospitality, therefore, means primarily the creation of a free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy.” -Henry Nouwen When I think of hospitality, I think of arms. Arms that are wide open, waiting and accepting of the recipient. “Free space” forContinue reading “Hospitality (Part 1)”

What I’m Thankful For

The Six Things I’m Thankful For This Year I won’t be celebrating Thanksgiving with stuffing and mashed potatoes this year. Nope, this year I’ll be heading to work like it’s a regular Thursday. So, I’m writing this post to acknowledge this important day in America. I don’t like to set Thanksgiving apart from any otherContinue reading “What I’m Thankful For”